Egyptian airstrikes demolished 12 vehicles loaded with arms while crossing joint border with Libya.
Albania’s left-wing Socialist Party secures a second mandate in a general election, winning a majority of seats in parliament.
Multiple bomb attacks claim the lives of at least 16 people in northeastern Nigeria.
At least eight Chadian soldiers are killed in clashes with the Boko Haram terrorist group on Lake Chad
Morocco recalls its ambassador to Holland in a row over the extradition of an alleged drug-trafficker accused of being tied to an anti-government movement.
Egypt's President Sisi ratifies a highly controversial deal on the transfer of two islands to Saudi Arabia.
Cairo approves a presidential proposal extending a national state of emergency for an additional three months.
International aid agencies warn that starvation looms as food is running out in drought-hit Ethiopia.
A car bomb targeting a police station in Somalia’s Mogadishu kills 7 people.
The UN rights office said that their trials were "flawed" and "did not meet international standards of fairness."
The UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution welcoming the deployment of an African military force in the Sahel region.
The death toll from a day of fierce clashes between rival factions has surged to about 100 in the Central African Republic.
The court has overruled a previous verdict authorizing the transfer of two strategic Egyptian islands to Saudi Arabia.
Clashes between ethnic groups have left 31 people dead in central Mali.
The Egyptian air force bombs militant positions in Sinai.
More people are arrested as Morocco gears up crackdown on protesters.
The office of the mayor of Somalia's capital says a loud explosion has left at least 10 people dead in Mogadishu.
The Security Council calls for a peaceful settlement of the Djibouti-Eritrea border dispute following the withdrawal of Qatari peacekeepers from the buffer zone.
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have killed 16 people in Nigeria's Borno state, after they detonated their explosive vests.
The UN says South Sudan has the world’s fastest growing number of displaced people.
Four gunmen are killed after they attacked a tourist resort in Mali frequented by Westerners, the country's security minister says.
Half of Nigeria’s food aid never reached victims of Boko Haram militancy.
The Egyptian policeman was killed and four other people were wounded by a roadside bomb near Egypt’s capital, Cairo, on Sunday.
An Egyptian court has recommended the death penalty of 30 defendants over the assassination of a top prosecutor in 2015.
Mali calls on the UN Security Council to support the creation of a special force to fight extremists in Sahel region.
The African union calls on Djibouti and Eritrea to maintain restraint over a disputed border area.
Libya's coastguard has intercepted over 900 refugees off a western city in the Mediterranean Sea.
Djibouti says Eritrean forces occupied a disputed territory after Qatari troops withdrew.
A former UN secretary general and nine former African leaders have cautioned about consequences of Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s grip on power.
Protests continue in Egypt against the parliament’s recent approval of the transfer of two islands to Saudi Arabia.
The UN says Burundi security forces and government militia continues to torture and kill those who oppose the government.
The militant al-Shabab groups attacked a hotel and a restaurant in the Somali capital
The Egyptian parliament approves a deal to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
The protesters urge end to the ‘military rule’ as Egypt moves to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia under a controversial deal.
An Egyptian parliamentary committee finally approves a deal with Saudi Arabia on two islands.
A leading lawyer has called Egyptian president a 'traitor' over the controversial transfer of two islands to Saudi Arabia.
Egypt has banned 62 news websites in the past three weeks, mounting a growing crackdown on the press.
The United Nations Security Council says the UAE has breached an arms embargo on Libya by sending aircraft and vehicles to General Khalifa Haftar.
A commentator says Washington's latest attack on militants in Somalia is hypocritical and part of its strategy to make profit through bloodshed.
People demonstrate in Rabat and other cities, carrying portraits of detained activists and chanting slogans against corruption and official abuses.
An official says a raid by gunmen on a prison in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has led to the death of 11 people and the escape of over 900 prisoners.
The United States Africa Command says an air strike in southern Somalia has claimed the lives of eight suspected terrorists.
US forces carry out a strike in conjunction with Somali special forces against al-Shabab militants.
In Morocco, people take to the streets of Rabat demanding that authorities release the leaders of a protest movement.
Egypt will keep administrative control over two Red Sea islands Cairo plans to transfer to the Saudi regime.
Moroccan police make more arrests in the north as protests continue.
A Libyan armed group says it has freed the son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi who had been in custody since November 2011.
At least eight refugees drown when their Europe-bound boat sank off Libya's coast, a coastguard official says.
Ethiopia has warned it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims has reached 7.8 million.
Clashes break out in Morocco’s Rif region after police use of tear gas to disperse protesters.
At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa.
Dozens of youths clashed with police forces in the Moroccan city of al-Hoceima, where anti-government sentiments have been raging since October last year.
Four people are killed as a result of fire in Knysna, a town in the Western Cape Province in South Africa.
At least 14 people are killed in a fresh attack by Boko Haram militants in the northeast of Nigeria.
Militants from the al-Shabab Takfiri group claim to have killed more than 60 soldiers during an intense fighting in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region.
A storm in drought-hit Cape Town has left at least eight people dead and destroyed hundreds of homes.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood rejects “false accusations” of terrorism by Saudi Arabia.
The commander of the UN peacekeeping force in the CAR has reportedly called for the soldiers to either be disciplined by the Congo or face departure.
A bomb blast has killed four people including three NGO workers in eastern Kenya.
The United Nations has urged the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate violence in Kasai province.
Mogherini says the 10,000-strong military force would be tasked with fighting terrorism, illegal immigration and cross-border militant activity.
Nearly 30 soldiers involved in anti-Daesh operations are arrested by Cameroon in the wake of their protests against their conditions.
Moroccan authorities arrest two key figures of a defiant protest movement.
A group of soldiers in northern Cameroon block a highway, demanding unpaid salaries.
Tunisia PM says no one would be spared in the wide-scale anti-corruption fight.
The top Sudanese and Egyptian diplomats say they held ‘honest’ talks, but report no tangible results in efforts to defuse bilateral tensions.
Two bombers attack a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram violence, leaving 11 people dead in northern Cameroon.
The meeting of the intergovernmental body of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is to take place in Liberia on Sunday.
Clashes erupt in a northern Moroccan town between riot police and the demonstrators demanding the release of a protest leader.
Fifteen children have died in South Sudan after receiving contaminated measles vaccines.
A general strikes Morocco’s restive northern city of al-Hoceima amid protest rallies against the government.
The refugees are frequently abandoned in the desert by people-smugglers while travelling to Libya.
Thousands of protesters in Morocco staged night rallies on Tuesday to demand the release of a leader of an uprising in the restive northern Rif region.
The UN warns that the ongoing atrocities in the CAR may constitute crime against humanity.
South Sudan has begun the trial sessions of 13 government troops accused of rape and murder in capital Juba in July last year.
Moroccan authorities arrest protest leader Nasser Zefzafi, who had been on the run since Friday.
Tunisian security forces foil a major plot and kill a commander of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.
Warplanes have reportedly launched airstrikes on Derna, days after Egyptian jets pounded alleged terrorist training camps in the city.
Hundreds of Moroccans rally against a police operation to arrest an activist leader in the city of al-Hoceima.
Militiamen have freed a French national and three Congolese who were kidnapped in March during an attack on a Canadian mining company in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Egypt defends attacking militant training camps in Libya, noting that the terrorists' facilities were completely destroyed.
South Korea’s military reportedly dispatches a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates presumably hijacked a fishing vessel.
The Libyan capital, Tripoli, is rocked by deadly clashes between forces loyal to the UN-backed government and rival militiamen.
Egypt's state TV says the country's air force has carried out at least six airstrikes against purported terrorist training camps in Libya, following a deadly bus attack in Minya province.
Six Iranian fishermen stranded in the Indian Ocean have been rescued by Kenyan maritime police after three months.
Gunmen open fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in a southern province, killing and wounding dozens.
Four security forces are killed by militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
At least five Kenyan police officers are killed in a new attack by militants of al-Shabab.
A bomb blast in Kenya’s eastern border with Somalia has left three police officers dead and two others injured.
Sudanese President Bashir accuses Egypt of backing anti-Khartoum rebels ahead of a visit to Cairo by his foreign minister aimed at easing bilateral tensions.
Thousands attend the funeral of a protester killed during clashes in southern Tunisia.